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Gardening: We dig it


By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Feb 14th, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

The Houston County University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners are proud to be hosting their fourth Annual Gardening Workshop on Saturday, March 29. They are working closely with Caledonia Area Community Education to once again provide you with a fun filled educational and information experience. The “Gardening: We Dig It” worshop takes place at the Caledonia Middle and High School, 825 North Warrior Avenue, Caledonia, MN 55921 on Saturday, March 29, 2014.

The day’s activies start with registration and refreshments at 8 a.m. with the welcome at 8:25. The keynote with Vincent Fritz, Southern Research and Outreach Center “Take Two Brussels Sprouts and Call Me in the Morning” will have you thinking about the health-protection qualities of vegetables you may grow in your garden.

Other speakers and topics include: Linda Lind, Alpine Nursery “Not Your Grandmother’s Hen and Chicks”; Vince Fritz, “How to Get the Most From Your Garden”, Jacob Overgaard, University of Minnesota Extension, “Home Berry Patches”, Forest Pieper, North Star Lily Association, “Jewels in the Garden”, and Brenda Pohlman, Houston County Master Gardener, “Trendy Garden Tidbits”

Other activities include a country store, a silent auction, and venders. Venders should make arrangements with Mary Zaffke at 507-498-5823 or zaffkes@springgrove.coop

Registration by March 21, entitles you to participate in two keynote addresses, your choice of three breakouts sessions, all workshop materials, venders displays, refreshments and door prize entry. Early registration by March 21 is $25 with a meal provided. March 22 or later registrion including on site also is $25, but no meal is quarantined.

Contact Caledonia Area Community Education, 825 North Warrior Avenue, Caledonia, MN 55921; 507-725-5139, or cindy_frank@cps.k12.mn.us

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